Labor & Employment Law Association CLE - Capital University Law School

Labor & Employment Law Association CLE

  • Current Developments in Labor and Employment Law 

    November 9, 2018
    9:00 AM
    Capital University Law School - 303 E. Broad St.

    Presented by the Labor & Employment Law Association student organization.

    • Immigration and Employment: An overview of key immigration law concepts, employment visas, and issues related to hiring foreign workers in the U.S., Payam Yazdani, Yazdani Law, LLC
    • Issues of Ethics and Professionalism, Alvin Mathews, James E. Arnold & Associates, LPA
    • The Origins and Impact of the Supreme Court’s Janus v. AFSCME Decision, Jon Wentz, Barkan Meizlish, LLP
    • Coming Soon: Medical Marijuana and the Ohio Workplace, John Sauter, Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn
    • Waiver of Class Actions in Arbitration Agreements—the Impact of Epic Systems Corp. v. Lewis and Companion Cases, John Marshall, Marshall & Forman LLC
    • Non-Compete Agreements – A view from Both Sides, Sharon Cason-Adams & Roxi Liming, Adams & Liming, LLC 

    This course has been approved by the Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Continuing Legal Education for approval of 6.00 total CLE hours, with 1.00 hour of attorney professional conduct instruction.

    This event is $75 and includes lunch. Proceeds benefit a Book Award given to a student member of the Labor & Employment Law Association.

    To register and to pay by credit card (Visa, MC, Discover), visit the Capital University Law School Store. If you are paying by credit card for someone else or for multiple people, please email Assistant Dean Shawn Beem ( with the names of the individuals to be registered for the event.

    To pay by check, please complete the Pay By Check Registration form.

  • Labor & Employment Law Association Annual Continuing Legal Education Seminar 
    The Labor & Employment Law Association (LELA) sponsors an annual continuing legal education (CLE) seminar covering varying cutting-edge and important topics in labor and employment law. The speakers represent leaders in the profession and are often Capital University Law School alumni. Proceeds from the event cover nominal program costs with the majority of fees going towards a book scholarship for a current LELA student. The CLE is coordinated by students with the support of Advisor and Professor Emeritus, Floyd D. Weatherspoon, and the Assistant Dean for Professional Development, Shawn M. Beem, L'02.

    About the Labor & Employment Law Association 
    The purpose of the Labor and Employment Law Association is to keep Capital University Law School student members advised of developments in labor and employment law. To achieve its mission, the Association hosts panel discussions with prominent labor and employment law attorneys from law firms, public agencies, and corporations. 

    Founded in 1994 by 15 Capital law students and Professor Floyd D. Weatherspoon, the organization has maintained the legacy envisioned by the charter members. The Association continues to play a prominent role in ensuring that Capital students are aware of current labor and employment law issues, externships, and the concentration certificate offered by the Law School. Through programming, the Association also provides powerful networking opportunities within this practice area.